By Dennis Brown
Lewis County officials
presented their monthly activity reports during the October meeting of Lewis
County Fiscal Court.
Sheriff Bill Lewis filed
his department’s report for activities from September 14, 2009, to October 12,
* Subpoenas Served
* Domestic Related Calls
* Civil Summons Served
* Felony Arrests
* Misdemeanor Arrests
* Criminal Summons
* Prisoners Transp. to
Secure Facility 532 miles
* Juveniles Transported
* DVOs and EPOs
* Court Bailiff Hours
* Auto Inspections
* Funeral Escorts
* Miscellaneous Tools
* Miscellaneous Tools
Lewis County Emergency
Management Director Carl Chaney reported the following activities:
* Performed all routine
administrative/office tasks as required by KyEM.
* Turned in all monthly
reports for KyEM.
* Met with a Health Net
representative and visited the Designated Landing Zones for any changes.
* Attended the Hazmat
meeting in Flemingsburg.
* Attended a KyEM
quarterly meeting in Morehead.
* Attended a County Fire
* Working on FEMA
* Working on 911 issues.
* Working of Flood Plain
* Provided dispatch
The Lewis County E-911
Dispatch Center received a total of 360 calls for service for the following
* Sheriff’s Department
* Vanceburg Police
* Traffic Stops
* Injury Accidents
* Non-injury Accidents
Fire Department and
* Lewis Co. FD
* Camp Dix FD
* Garrison FD 15
* Vanceburg FD
* Firebrick FD
* Black Oak FD
* Kinniconick FD
* Tollesboro FD
* Med Corp Ambulance
Road Supervisor Dane
Howard reported that more than
1,923 tons of gravel and
13.56 tons of asphalt had been hauled over the previous month and said
pothole repairs had been made at Wilson Bottoms, Bear Branch and McDowell
Graded roads included
Saylor Branch, Lyles Lane, Fugate Lane, Straight Fork Road, Cedar Hill Road,
Mills Branch, Armstrong Church Road, Red Brush Hill, Howard Cemetery Road,
Cottageville Church Road, Oak Hill, Rock Camp Road, Buck Lick, ADR
Subdivision, Indian Run Road and Cooper Fork Road.
Howard reported that
pipe had been installed or repaired at Vances creek, Rock Camp Road,
McDowell Road, Dry Hollow, Harrison Hollow and Sandy Lane.
Simmons Road and Cooper
Fork received ditching or road widening.
Tree and debris
removal/brush cutting/mowing was reported for Simmons Road, Quicks Run Road,
Golden Ridge Road, Rock Creek Road, Stamper Branch, Craycraft Road,
Murphy’s Lane, Everman’s Lane, Spence Lane, Fannin Lane, Shaw Hollow,
Valley Cemetery Road, Charters, Ribolt-Epworth and Happy Hollow Road.
Various road and
shoulder repairs were made at Hamlin branch, Lyles Lane, Sandy Lane,
Harrison Hollow, Lambert
Branch, Stone Branch, Rock Camp Road and Twin Branch.
Howard also reported
roadways that are scheduled to receive resurfacing or initial treatment for
blacktop using funds from the state’s rural secondary road program. He
said those county roads include Pebbles Lane, Rock Creek Road, Sandy Lane,
Gail Avenue, Mary Avenue, Stamper Branch Rod, Simmons Road and Fitch Road.
Lewis County Jailer Tim
Underwood filed the following activity report for September 1 – 30, 2009:
* State Inmates CC/CD/CI
* Served Out
* County Inmates
* Inmates Booked In
* Average Daily Jail
* Booking, Housing,
Medical, Damaged Property $1,113.76
* Telephone Commission
* Class D/CC/CI Pay for
* Somerset Food in
Traveled 685 Miles
* Hopkins County
* Campbell County
Underwood reported that
45 Class D inmates participated in the work program totaling 4,680 man
hours. The agencies they assisted included The Lewis County Courthouse,
Justice Center, Sheriff’s Department, City of Vanceburg, Solid Waste
Program, Clean Highways Program, Garrison Little League, Garrison Boat
Docks, Tollesboro Little League, Lewis County Historical Society, Lewis
County Board of Education, Corps of Engineers, Helen Rayburn Library, and
the Black Oak, Tollesboro and Camp Dix Fire Departments.
Areas covered by the
Clean Highways Program included Burtonville Road, Garrison Lane, Indian Run,
Hickory Hollow, McCray Branch, Garrison Boat Dock, Bel Air Drive, Montgomery
Road, Ribolt/Tollesboro, Ky. Rt. 8, AA Highway, Riffe’s AA, Holbrook
Hollow, Ky. Heights, Lions Lane, St. Paul and Quincy. A total of 423 bags of
waste were picked up.
Underwood reported the
commissary account at the jail totaled $9,121.63 and the inmate account had
a balance of $6,700.13.
Lewis County Animal
Control Officer Shawn Henderson did not submit a report due to an illness in
his family, according to Judge Executive Steve Applegate.
County Treasurer Kathy
Dillow reported the total of all county funds for the month of September had
a beginning balance of $1,181,849.25 and an ending balance of $932,130.30.
Receipts for the month totaled $124,729.66 while disbursements totaled
The next regular meeting
of Lewis County Fiscal Court will be at 9:30 a.m. November 9, 2009, in the
third floor courtroom of the Lewis County Courthouse.